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Bwin.party Selects CAMS to Handle US KYC Checks

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One of the major players in the New Jersey online gaming market, bwin.party, has chosen CAMS to handle their Know Your Customer (KYC) checks for US players.

The partnership between CAMS and bwin.party moves the company one step closer to launching a real-money online gaming site in New Jersey.

Company says they will be up and running as NJ goes live

Bwin.party has partnered with the Borgata Hotel and Casino in New Jersey, and as the anticipated launch of online gambling in New Jersey draws closer the company fully expects to be ready to go by the required launch date of November 26, 2013. bwin.party CEO Norbert Teufelberger stating the following during a recent conference call:

“… We have submitted all the relevant documentation to the regulators and started to install the online gaming service in the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City. We are on track to meet the expected launch date in the final week of November.”

CAMS is licensed for Nevada iGaming

CAMS has already secured a license in the state of Nevada (the company handles the KYC checks for Ultimate Poker), and CAMS CEO Matthew Katz has confirmed to onlinepokerreport.com that CAMS has applied for a New Jersey license –one of the 37 companies that submitted a license application prior to the July 29th deadline.

In a press release Katz spoke about the partnership with bwin.party:

“CAMS supports the creation of a safe and secure payment environment for casinos, lotteries, regulators, and players and helps meet or exceed regulatory and compliance requirements. We are excited and honored at the opportunity to assist one of the world’s largest online gaming companies, bwin.party, to help streamline their highly regulated and complex operation with customer age and identification services.”

bwin.party Group Director of Product and Technology, Guy Duncan was equally excited, stating:

“Working with CAMS enables bwin.party to realize a significant reduction in player verification costs. This level of efficiency and innovation is fast becoming the industry standard. We look forward to developing a long-term relationship with CAMS.”

In a previous article we detailed the KYC check process which you can find here: Inside Nevada’s Player Verification Process

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